Remembering Kirk Douglas
Laura Lee - April 10, 2020

15 Reasons To Be Happy Right Now

1. Today is a fresh start for a new opportunity.

2. There is no one else alive quite like you.

3. You are loved.

4. The sun is shining in some part of the world (maybe by you right now)!

5. There's something you can do better than anyone.
>6. You might not know it, but you are somebody's role model.

7. You can make someone smile today.

8. You have goals and dreams you will one day achieve.

9. Some of them might have come true already.

10. And you can set new goals and dream new dreams each day.

11. There are puppies all over the world who would be so happy to meet you.

12. You can change the world.

13. Nutella exists (and tastes good on pretty much anything).

14. There are millions of flowers waiting to be picked by you.

15. You are someone's first choice.

We recently lost Kirk Douglas, one of Hollywood’s most iconic legends of all time.  Kirk lived a very full and successful life until the impressive age of 103! We should all aspire to achieve half as much as he did in his lifetime. Douglas carried out his acting career for an unbelievable 60 years, and will never be forgotten.  Kirk’s son, Michael Douglas who we are also all very familiar with shared a heartfelt tribute to his father on social media – remembering his father together with fans across the globe. 

In his Facebook post, Michael touched on the fact that his father was an absolute legend to the entire world, who lived an incredible, long life, filled with an undeniable devotion and commitment to helping the world through his humanitarian efforts – setting a new standard for us all to be inspired by, and to aspire to! Hollywood director Steven Spielberg also shared his appreciation to have had the honor to have worked with Kirk Douglas for his last 45 years. Spielberg expressed how much he will miss everything that Kirk had to offer, including his wisdom, courage, and advice on parenting. And the fact that he will always be inspired by Kirk’s work.  

Catherine Zeta-Jones, his daughter-law, and fellow Hollywood star also shared a beautiful picture of herself and Kirk, together with a powerful message, expressing her love, appreciation, and sadness for his loss. Endless other stars and organizations also took it to social media to share their moving pictures, quotes, and words to honor Douglas. 

Douglas was known to be one of the last standing stars of the film industry’s Golden Age, and throughout his acting career, he earned himself three Academy Award nominations, as well as an Oscar for Lifetime Achievement.  Douglas was also awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. You’ll be missed, Kirk.